Category Archives: Cookies

Baklava

Make Favorite Baklava is one of my all time favorite finger desserts.  It’s not a cookie or a bar cookie necessarily, but rather a pastry.  It’s this scrumptious sweet cinnamon-y, nutty mixture layered between sheets of filo, or phyllo, dough.  … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

Make Favorite This is bar none my favorite muffin recipe. It has a crusty crumbly topping that just takes it over the top of great texture and crunch. The key is Demerara sugar for that topping. The muffin itself is … Continue reading

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Cherokee Molasses Bars

Make Favorite The other weekend I wanted to make a sweet dessert for the upcoming week.  I do try to keep a little sweet something in the house for our “lunch box” and evening snacks.  I was also busy with … Continue reading

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Chocolate Ganache

Make Favorite Ganache sounds like this complicated to make glaze when it’s really a super simple one.  It can be used to drizzle over the top of a cake and allowed to run down the sides, or let it thicken … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Make Favorite   Christmas time makes me think of cookies.  Many folks make a variety of cookies as gifts for friends and neighbors, package them into cute decorated boxes and bags, then off to deliver these special homemade treats.  I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Make Favorite Doesn’t that look like something you just want to sink your teeth into?  If you love chocolate and pecan pie, you’ll LOVE these bar cookies!  Some of the best I’ve ever made. I love bar cookies in general.  … Continue reading

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Citrus Icing

Make Favorite This is one of those super simple refreshing icings that work on many desserts.  You can drizzle it over a simple pound cake, lemon pound cake, sugar cookies, scones, muffins and on my Cherokee Molasses Bars.  Check out … Continue reading

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Lemon Bars

Make Favorite Since I’m on a lemon kick, I thought I’d post a recipe that’s been in our family forever.  My Mom has made these sweet, tart, lemony bars that has a little bit of a stickiness and gooey consistency … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Cookies

Make Favorite Basil in cookies?  Seriously?  Yes!  You already know I love lemon… anything.  My favorite herb is basil.  We love cookies, so why not make a cookie with lemon and basil?  I’m telling you, it’s delicious!  Come on… let’s … Continue reading

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Lemon Melts

Make Favorite My Mother loves lemon… anything.  Lemon Meringue Pie, Lemon Bars, Lemon Cake, Lemon Sauce over Gingerbread…  truly anything lemon!  Well, this is right up her alley and I just had to make these Lemon Melts.  They are melt_in_your_mouth … Continue reading

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